born in 1948, the son of Heinrich Böll is an artist, co-founder of the Heinrich Böll Foundation and executor of his father’s estate. From 1967 Böll studied printing and painting in Cologne and Vienna. In 1975 he became the managing director of Lamuv Verlag, which he co-founded, and has also translated works from Spanish. From 2005 to 2010 he worked at the KünstlerMuseum Beckers Böll. His works have been exhibited in Germany and abroad.